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Ron Tarver, Reynaldo's Bicycle

Images of Havana by three photographers at Dalet Gallery

There’s something about Havana. Most likely, we have never been; and yet images easily come to mind — public domino matches, old VWs, Che stencils and people dancing to Buena Vista Social Club — making us feel as though we already know it. We often forget the country’s struggle and immense poverty, instead believing in this land’s creativity, relaxed lifestyle, and spirit of revolution. Three photographers at Dalet Gallery in Olde City captured these imaginations and much more, revealing Havana’s nuances, hidden corners, and shy grins. The exhibition, Havana: Piercing the Darkness, opened First Friday, December 7, with a violinist ... More » »

Live & local at the PMA

Matthew Neff, Sugar Chandelier,” one of the current CFEVA artists on exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of art in honor of CFEVA’s 25th anniversary. Nearly everyone in Philadelphia gripes about how the best way for a local artist to get in the Philadelphia Museum of Art is to die. But there’s a works on paper show up right now–Emerging to Established: Twenty-five Years of the Center for Emerging Visual Artists–the first ever CFEVA exhibit there, that belies the gripe. Serena Perrone, I.II, another current CFEVA artist in the exhibit. The exhibit, which looks great, is of 49 works by 25 ... More » »